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Manager, Corporate Accounting - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Waukegan, Illinois, United States
November 14, 2018


Manager, Corporate Accounting - RT

Waukegan, Illinois

The Manager, Corporate Accounting is a critical role that provides accounting and external reporting support for the Treasury function as well as for pensions & OPEB benefits and intangible assets. Treasury support responsibilities include the accurate accounting for unusual and/or complex transactions (debt, financial instruments, investments, capital leases). The ability to research accounting literature and form opinions and recommendations is required.

Key Respinsibilities Include:

Ensure the correct accounting and reporting for the Company’s debt, investments, financial instruments, capital leases, pension & OPEB benefits and intangible assets

Manage month-end close for these areas, including reviewing and approving journal entries and related schedules (to support consolidations, cash flow reporting, etc.)

Prepare and/or review key footnote disclosures for External Reporting (10-Q/K)

Perform technical accounting research and develop recommendations

Act as a global subject matter expert for these areas

Identify opportunities to improve / streamline current processes and procedures

Manage two direct reports (one manager and one senior accountant)

Provide technical accounting support for potential transactions on an ad hoc basis

Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate



Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required

2. CPA preferred

3. 6 - 8 years of finance and accounting experience (minimum 4 years of accounting responsibilities)

4. Ability to learn technical accounting concepts

5. Ability to work independently and adjust priorities to achieve accurate and timely results

6. Strong communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to collaborate across functions

7. Proficient in SAP, HFM and Excel

8. Ability to identify process improvement opportunities and aptitude for continuous improvement and change

9. Salary Expectation?

10. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

11. Complete Current Address